The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in July was just over 8.3 billion ISK which is 11.7% less than in July 2016. However, the tonnage of catch was 3% more than in July last year.

Value of demersal catch was 5.1 billion ISK, which is 12% less than in July 2016. Value of cod decreased by 5.5% although the tonnage increased by 22%. Value of haddock was 6.7% more than in July last year. Value of flatfish catch increased by 22.7% and the value of shellfish catch increased by 13.1%. Value of pelagic catch was 2.3 billion ISK in July 2016 but was 1.6 billion in July 2017, a 29.1% reduction in value.

Total value of catch in the 12 month period from August 2016 to July 2017 was 111.5 billion ISK which amounts to 18.8% decrease compared with the same period a year earlier.

Value of catch 2016–2017
Million ISK July August-July
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 9,414.9 8,316.0 -11.7 137,256.6 111,509.2 -18.8
             
Demersal catch 5,779.9 5,087.0 -12.0 98,470.5 75,272.2 -23.6
Cod 3,286.3 3,106.3 -5.5 60,576.1 48,402.8 -20.1
Haddock 496.3 529.7 6.7 10,205.4 7,903.9 -22.6
Saith 935.6 466.4 -50.1 8,976.9 6,195.7 -31.0
Redfish 813.7 694.7 -14.6 12,293.8 8,324.8 -32.3
Ocean redfish 0.0 0.0 597.4 333.3 -44.2
Other demersal 248.1 289.9 16.9 5,820.9 4,111.7 -29.4
Flatfish catch 967.0 1,186.6 22.7 9,650.4 7,495.1 -22.3
Pelagic catch 2,310.1 1,637.4 -29.1 25,217.7 26,246.4 4.1
Herring 158.9 122.0 -23.2 6,008.4 6,153.1 2.4
Capelin 0.0 0.0 4,947.9 6,340.0 28.1
Blue whiting 0.6 109.3 18,364.0 5,552.1 3,710.7 -33.2
Mackerel 2,150.6 1,406.0 -34.6 8,705.8 10,042.4 15.4
Other pelagics 0.0 0.0 3.6 0.1 -96.4
Shellfish catch 357.9 404.9 13.1 3,918.0 2,495.5 -36.3
Lobster 125.6 148.7 18.4 963.6 839.6 -12.9
Shrimp 205.4 224.4 9.3 2,611.7 1,355.3 -48.1
Other shellfish 26.9 31.8 18.2 342.7 300.6 -12.3
Miscellaneous catch 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

Value of catch by type of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK July August-July
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 9,414.9 8,316.0 -11.7 137,256.6 111,509.2 -18.8
             
For domestic processing 3,597.6 3,749.2 4.2 72,104.5 59,747.7 -17.1
To auction market, for domestic processing 1,354.3 1,194.9 -11.8 19,966.3 16,515.7 -17.3
Frozen at sea, for domestic re-processing 0.0 0.0 57.7 67.4 16.9
For export in containers 515.9 506.4 -1.8 5,004.2 4,232.1 -15.4
Frozen at sea 3,932.4 2,852.6 -27.5 39,252.6 30,321.3 -22.8
Other types of landings 14.8 13.0 -12.4 871.3 624.9 -28.3
Value of catch by region of landing 2016–2017
Million ISK July August-July
  2016 2017 % 2015-2016 2016-2017 %
             
Total value 9,414.9 8,316.0 -11.7 137,256.6 111,509.2 -18.8
             
Capital region 3,107.3 2,483.0 -20.1 36,077.3 26,698.3 -26.0
West 101.0 177.8 76.1 6,693.9 5,870.2 -12.3
Westfjords 445.8 582.2 30.6 7,911.5 5,946.4 -24.8
Northwest 766.4 523.0 -31.8 9,128.9 6,344.2 -30.5
Northeast 1,117.5 883.0 -21.0 16,858.1 14,835.3 -12.0
East  1,062.3 1,052.6 -0.9 18,576.3 16,892.8 -9.1
South 1,212.7 946.7 -21.9 12,914.4 11,308.2 -12.4
Southwest 1,076.5 1,151.5 7.0 23,378.2 18,859.3 -19.3
Abroad 525.4 516.0 -1.8 5,718.0 4,754.4 -16.9

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